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Olivia Wyld

Global Head of CDG

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About Olivia Wyld

Olivia heads the firm’s Global Client Delivery Group -  a global team made up of legal project managers, legal solutions specialists/lawyers, legal technologists and process specialists located across 7 offices. For more information on this Group, see Innovation | Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Olivia is a lawyer and leader of alternative legal delivery. She is intensively involved in change in the legal sector and committed to building inclusive teams. She has extensive experience in the delivery of legal services in alternative and efficient ways – looking at how we design and embed solutions in our legal service delivery and the use of new technologies/processes. Olivia is also a keen promoter of inclusivity at work and regularly mentors internally and externally across backgrounds and skillsets to support innovation and progression. She is a member of the Pro Manchester Innovation Committee, based in the UK.  Prior to her current role, Olivia led the Manchester office for the firm, and worked as a Senior Corporate Lawyer in the London office before supporting the design, operationalisation and development of the Manchester Global Centre at Freshfields.


  • University of Bristol (UK) (diploma in intellectual property law and practice)
  • Nottingham Trent University (UK, legal practice course)
  • University of Birmingham LLB Law with French 2:1
  • University of Limoges, France: diplomes en matieres juridiques francaise
  • Professional Qualifications
  • Solicitor, England and Wales – admitted 2006